Bermane Stiverne already in training camp for Joshua shot: “I have a desire to be a two-time heavyweight champion”

Bermane Stiverne already in training camp for Joshua shot: “I have a desire to be a two-time heavyweight champion”

Former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne is already in training camp, working ahead of a hoped for shot at IBF heavyweight ruler Anthony Joshua at the end of the year. Joshua has spoken of wanting to get a second voluntary title defence in before moving on to face his mandatory, Joseph Parker, early next year. And Joshua said he would be interested in fighting Stiverne, as he feels the fight would have a good chance of going into the later rounds, where A.J is keen to show his stamina (he has of course not yet gone past the 7th-round as a pro).

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GGG-Brook undercard: Haskins vs Hall; Edwards vs Casimero; Ward vs Townend

GGG-Brook undercard: Haskins vs Hall; Edwards vs Casimero; Ward vs Townend

Stuart Hall will challenge Lee Haskins for the IBF World Bantamweight title at The O2 in London on September 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

The hotly-anticipated rematch between the bitter rivals sees Haskins defend his title for the second time having landed the belt in spectacular fashion with a sixth round KO of Ryosuke Iwasa in June 2015 and widely outpointing Ivan Morales in his first defence in May.

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De Carolis vs Zeuge this Saturday in Berlin

De Carolis vs Zeuge this Saturday in Berlin

Tyron Zeuge (18-0, 10 KOs) says he is ready to make history on Saturday night when he challenges Giovanni De Carolis (24-6, 12 KOs) for the WBA World Super Middleweight title at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin.

The undefeated 24 year-old can become Germany’s youngest ever World Champion with a victory over the experienced Italian, beating Graciano ‘Rocky’ Rocchigiani’s record of 24 years and 73 days by 8 days.

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Deontay Wilder-Chris Arreola: the best value for money fight of the year, whatever happens (your seat – $20!)

Deontay Wilder-Chris Arreola: the best value for money fight of the year, whatever happens (your seat - $20!)

It might be a competitive fight, it might not be. It might be an exciting fight, it might not be (it will be!) And it might be a long fight, it might not be – but what Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight between champ Deontay Wilder and challenger Chris Arreola will be, is a value for money fight. Cheapest tickets at The Legacy Arena in Alabama? Yours for just the almost insulting price (insulting to the two fighters and the promoters who, let’s face it, need to earn a buck) of $20.00!

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Santa Cruz, Garcia & Redkach quotes

Santa Cruz, Garcia & Redkach quotes

Two of the most popular Los Angeles-based fighters, featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz and former two-division champion Mikey Garcia, took part in a media workout on Tuesday at City of Angels Boxing Club in Los Angeles, Calif. as they prepare to make a cross-country trip to Brooklyn for their respective Saturday, July 30 showdowns at Barclays Center and live on SHOWTIME®.

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Rigondeaux vs Dickens: Press Conference Quotes, Videos

Rigondeaux vs Dickens: Press Conference Quotes, Videos

Rigondeaux: “Dickens is the only 122 pounder in the world that has the courage to take me on.”

Dickens: “I’m the massive underdog. I’d just like to say to all the youngsters out there don’t be afraid to chase your dreams.”

Cuban boxing great Guillermo Rigondeaux came face-to-face with Liverpool’s Jazza Dickens at today’s press conference ahead of their WBA Super-Bantamweight World Title showdown at the Cardiff Ice Arena this Saturday, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

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Kell Brook:” As crazy as it sounds, I’m looking forward to feeling his power”

Kell Brook:” As crazy as it sounds, I’m looking forward to feeling his power”

Kell Brook really does come across as a very confident fighter entering his massive challenge of feared middleweight king Gennady Golovkin (the man and his power he is of course referring to in the above headline). Of course, any fighter who has called for a big fight and got it should be fully confident he is going to win, but there are sceptics out there who feel Brook – who is a huge underdog according to the latest betting odds available – has taken this fight for the huge payday and nothing more.

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Video: What can Andre Ward learn from Kovalev vs Chilemba?

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With the highly anticipated showdown between two of boxing’s most elite talents, Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward, scheduled to take place in November, only one obstacle remains before the best fight than can be made in all of boxing becomes a reality. That happens August 6 when Andre Ward takes his final tune-up bout against Alexander Brand. For his part, Kovalev just took care of business in his final bout before the mega fight with Ward when he outpointed Isaac Chilemba by unanimous decision yesterday.

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